ICLA Technical Assistant Iraq Nineveh (Sinjar)

Job Overview


The purpose of the assistant position is to assist in the day-to-day implementation of the ICLA Program in GIS, case management, documentation and database management


  1. Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines.
  2. Assist a range of support with the implementation of the CC portfolio according to plan of action.
  3. Implements independently procedures and activities within own function or core competency as delegated.
  4. Responsible for organizing and delivery of tasks in line with priorities and standards.
  5. Develop and maintain knowledge of the specialist area of work in which technical assistance and support is being provided, to be most effective in supporting the team.
  6. Use initiative in day-to-day problem solving in line with agreed procedures, priorities and standards for the area of work.
  7. Prepare and develop status reports as required by management.
  8. Ensure proper filing of documents.
  9. Promote and share ideas for improvement in your area of expertise.
  10. Facilitate Group Information Sessions (GIS) for the ICLA beneficiaries in the Nineveh governorate on the issues related to Civil Documentation, Housing, Land & Property (HLP) rights, and employment rights.
  11. Receive the counselling and legal cases after holding Group information sessions and refer these cases to ICLA Legal Officers by ICLA database.
  12. Provide support to ICLA Legal Officers by contacting the beneficiaries and gathering information as well as organizing appointments with the beneficiaries to attend in the court and/or state directorates.
  13. Provide support to ICLA Officers in the process of preparation of the necessary documentation and follow-up on the legal cases in the courts and/or other relevant administrative institutions.
  14. Prepare all the drafts, copy and materials as well as co-facilitate ICLA training.
  15. Input and update beneficiary data into ICLA’s case management tools, and periodically disaggregate and analyze data gathered during legal assistance activities in order to identify trends.
  16. Ensure that the project targets beneficiaries most in need and explore and asses new and better ways to assist.
  17. Any other task relevant to the position and as requested by the line manager.


Generic professional competencies:

  • Experience from working as an Assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Knowledge and experience within a relevant administration, craft or technical field and ideally a relevant vocational qualification
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Some knowledge of Englis

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • University degree (Law degree preferable)
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience with humanitarian organizations or governmental bodies in a similar position.
  • Demonstrable experience in negotiating with government authorities and/or building owners, and in promoting the interests of vulnerable beneficiaries before such stakeholders.
  • Proven skills and experience in case management and conflict resolution
  • Experience in community mobilization and outreach
  • Advanced computer skills, especially in Word, Excel, power point and Outlook.
  • Fluent in written and spoken Arabic (English or Kurdish is preferred).
  • Ability to work under pressure and with limited supervision in a challenging environment.
  • Pro-active, goal-oriented, and results-driven
  • Flexible and creative, Excellent communication and Diplomatic.

Behavioural competencies:

These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, and the following are essential for this position:

  • Handling insecure environment.
  • Planning and delivering results.
  • Empowering and building trust.
  • Communicating with impact and respect.


Other Information:

  • Contract Duration: 8 months
  • Duty Station: Sinjar – Nineveh – Iraq
  • Health Insurance is provided.
  • Salary: G4/S1, according to NRC’s Iraq salary scale and terms and conditions.
  • female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
  • NRC is an equal opportunity employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality, and physical ability.
  • For more information, please read Job Description.


The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.
Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.
NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.



The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Geneva leads NRC’s representation with the IASC and UN agencies, and coordinates donor engagement with the UN and Swiss donors. NRC strives to assist and protect vulnerable and displaced people during crises, especially in situations of conflict. Established in 1946, NRC is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working in around 31 countries with approximately 14’000 staff. NRC employs a rights based approach, challenging those with responsibility to uphold the rights of displaced people set out within national and International Laws. NRC endeavors to secure the acceptance of local stakeholders for activities and is committed to the principles of humanity, neutrality, independence and impartiality.

NRC seeks to engage with all relevant actors in order to promote the full respect for the rights of displaced and vulnerable people; secure and maintain access for humanitarian operations and promote the achievement of durable solutions. NRC Geneva, with the Internal Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC), are NRC’s primary presence in Geneva.

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